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Meaning of GENIALITY

Pronunciation:  `jeenee'alitee

WordNet Dictionary
[n]  a disposition to be friendly and approachable (easy to talk to)

GENIALITY is a 9 letter word that starts with G.


 Synonyms: affability, affableness, amiability, amiableness, bonhomie
 See Also: friendliness, sweetness and light



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Ge`ni*al"i*ty\, n. [L. genialitas.]
The quality of being genial; sympathetic cheerfulness; warmth
of disposition and manners.

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 Related Terms: affability, agreeability, agreeableness, amenity, amiability, amicability, ardency, bliss, blissfulness, blitheness, blithesomeness, bonhomie, brightness, cheer, cheerfulness, cheeriness, cheery vein, civility, clubbability, clubbishness, clubbism, communicativeness, companionability, compatibility, complaisance, congeniality, cordiality, courtesy, enjoyableness, eupeptic mien, familiarity, felicitousness, fondness for society, friendliness, generosity, gentleness, gladness, gladsomeness, good cheer, good disposition, good humor, good nature, good temper, goodliness, goodnaturedness, goodness, goodtemperedness, graciousness, gratefulness, gregariousness, happiness, harmoniousness, heartiness, hopefulness, hospitableness, hospitality, intimacy, lenity, liberality, mellifluousness, mellowness, mildness, neighborliness, niceness, open door, openheartedness, optimism, pleasance, pleasantness, pleasantry, pleasingness, pleasurability, pleasurableness, pleasure, pleasurefulness, radiance, rapport, receptiveness, rosy expectation, sanguine humor, sanguineness, sociability, sociableness, social grace, sociality, sunniness, sweetness, sweetness and light, urbanity, warmheartedness, warmness, warmth, welcomeness, winsomeness